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Joel MaxcyJoel Maxcy

Associate Professor
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Address:
1810 North 13th Street
Speakman Hall 366
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: 215.204.8205
E-mail: jmax@temple.edu

Academic Degrees:

  • PhD Economics, Washington State University

Primary Research Focus:

  • Economics of Sports

Biography

Joel MaxcyJoel Maxcy

Associate Professor
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Address:
1810 North 13th Street
Speakman Hall 366
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: 215.204.8205
E-mail: jmax@temple.edu

Internationally renowned professor and sport economist Joel G. Maxcy joins the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management from the University of Georgia's Department of Kinesiology, where he was a tenured associate professor and coordinator of the department's Sports Management Program. Dr. Maxcy is currently vice president of the International Association of Sports Economists.

Dr. Maxcy's expertise within the economics of sport includes antitrust, regulation and labor policy. His publications include 18 peer-reviewed articles on issues such as the impact of free agency on professional sports leagues, the influence of long-term contracts on player effort, and antitrust issues in sports. Some of his most recent work examines the effects of policy changes in Major League Baseball, and the influence of the competitive balance tax on high-payroll teams. Dr. Maxcy is currently undertaking research on the economics of professional cycling and has forthcoming publications from this work. Dr. Maxcy has 15 other published works, including two invited book chapters. He frequently collaborates on research with other prominent sport economists.

Additionally, Dr. Maxcy has made more than 40 presentations at international and national meetings, academic workshops, symposiums and roundtables. He has also made seven invited presentations and served as an invited instructor at a prestigious executive master's program in Europe. He has earned five research grants, including one most recently to support continued research of the economics of African-American baseball leagues.

Prior to instructing at the University of Georgia, Dr. Maxcy was a tenured professor at Ithaca College and the State University of New York (SUNY). He has also taught at various institutions, including Oklahoma City University, Eastern Oregon University and Washington State University.

Dr. Maxcy has refereed and reviewed numerous manuscripts for 12 different scholarly journals, four conferences and three books, and has provided services for more than 15 other professional meetings and conferences. Additionally, while at SUNY Cortland he served as the Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA. Dr. Maxcy earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in Economics from the University of Maine. He completed his PhD in Economics at Washington State University.

 

Curriculum Vita

Joel MaxcyJoel Maxcy

Associate Professor
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Address:
1810 North 13th Street
Speakman Hall 366
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: 215.204.8205
E-mail: jmax@temple.edu

PUBLICATIONS

Larson, D. and Maxcy, J. (2011). "Why the master? Human Capital Development for Practicing U.S. Cycling Coaches" International Journal of Sport Finance. 6 (3), 265-280.

Baker, T.A., Maxcy, J.G., & Thomas. C. (2011). "Whether the NCAA will Continue to Circumvent Antitrust Regulation in the Wake of White v. NCAA." Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport. 21(1), 75-100.

Trandel, G. A. & Maxcy, J.G. (2011). Adjusting Winning Percentage Standard Deviations for Home Advantage. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. 7 (1), (Lead Article)

Maxcy, J.G. (2009) Progressive Revenue Sharing in MLB: The Effect on Player Transfers and Talent Distribution. Review of Industrial Organization. 35 (3), 275-297.

Maxcy, J. and Mondello, M. (2009). The Impact of Salary Dispersion and Performance Bonuses in NFL Organizations. Management Decision, 47 (1), 111-123

Humphreys, B. and Maxcy, J. (2007). The Role of Sport Economics in the Sport Management Curriculum. Sport Management Review, 10 (2), 177-189.

Maxcy, J. and Mondello, M.J. (2006). The Impact of Free Agency on Competitive Balance in North American Professional Team Sports Leagues. Journal of Sport Management, 20 (3), 345-365.

Maxcy, J.G. (2004). Contract Length as Risk Management When Labor is Not Homogeneous. Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 18(2), 177-189. (Lead Article)

Duncan, K.C., Krall, L., Maxcy, J.G. and Prus, M.J. (2004). Faculty Productivity and Eligibility for Seniority Based Equity Adjustments. Eastern Economic Journal, 30 (2), 293-310.

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